Witness: I saw big ash clouds, waves coming onto roads

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Witness: I saw big ash clouds, waves coming onto roads” – below is their description.

For more:


The death toll from the volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga last weekend has risen to six, Tonga’s emergency department told China Media Group on Sunday night. Our correspondent in Tonga spoke to a couple who witnessed the terrifying impact of the huge underwater volcanic eruption.

CGTN YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

About This Source - CGTN

This story is an English language news item from CGTN. CGTN is a Chinese state-funded broadcaster.

Recent from CGTN:

Threat of global stagflation: How bad could it get?

Closer Look: World Economic Forum 2022

First military shipment of European baby formula arrives in U.S.

In This Story: China

China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes Tibet and Hong Kong. The capital is Beijing.

7 Recent Items: China

What a new Marcos presidency means for Philippine-China ties and where does it leave the US?

Threat of global stagflation: How bad could it get?

Standard Chartered Sees More Downside for Dollar; Favors Aussie

Is China’s Metaverse better than the West’s? | China Tonight | ABC News

Quad Summit: Biden Stresses IPEF Importance Amid Russia-Ukraine War

A visually impaired man’s band

How is life and economy recovering in east China’s Zhejiang Province?

In This Story: Tonga

Tonga is a Polynesian kingdom of more than 170 South Pacific islands, many uninhabited, most lined in white beaches and coral reefs and covered with tropical rainforest. The main island, Tongatapu, is protected by lagoons and limestone cliffs. It’s home to the rural capital of Nuku’alofa, as well as beach resorts, plantations and the Ha’amonga ʻa Maui, a monumental coral gate from the 1200s. 

2 Recent Items: Tonga

Evidence Tonga’s volcano may still be erupting – NIWA

The Blues on a mission to collect sport shoes for Tonga

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.